naamval

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From naam (name, noun, nominal) +‎ val (case). The oldest terms were val and geval, translating Latin casus (case), but the grammatical meaning of those words is now obsolete. naam when used in the sense "noun" is also obsolete.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

naamval m (plural naamvallen, diminutive naamvalletje n)

  1. (grammar) case

See also[edit]

Cases in the Indo-European languages: